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Participating Chefs & Restaurants


Daniel Boulud

Chef/Proprietor of 19 restaurants, worldwide, best selling author, guest lecturer and instructor, radio and tv personality, New York Times coveted four star rating.

Emeril Lagasse

Chef/ Proprietor of 11 restaurants, host of Emeril Live and The Essence of Emeril and author of 12 best selling cookbooks

Traci Des Jardins

Chef/Proprietor of 5 restaurants in San Francisco, 2007 James Beard Foundation Best Chef Pacific Area.

Michael Chiarello

Chef/Proprietor of 5 restaurants in California, author, host of Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello and Napa Style TV shows and creator of Napa Style.

The Late Kerry Simon

Chef/Proprietor of 5 restaurants; Las Vegas, Beverly Hills, NYC and San Francisco.

Todd English

Chef/ Proprietor of 11 restaurants, best selling cookbook author.

Steven Raichlen

Barbeque Master, award winning cookbook author and PBS TV host

Frank Ostini

Chef, Wine Maker and Proprietor of The Hitching Post.

Mark Militello

Chef/ Proprietor, 4 restaurants; Fort Lauderdale West Palm Beach, Boca Raton and South Beach, Florida.

Michael Schwartz

Chef/Proprietor, Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink, Miami, Florida

Allen Susser

Chef/Proprietor Chef Allen’s, Aventura, Florida

Norman Van Aken

Chef/Proprietor Norman’s Orlando and Tavern N Town, Beachside Resort, Key West, Florida Jonathan Eismann

Chef/Proprietor Pacific Time, Miami Beach, Florida

Dewey and Dale LaSossa

Chef/Proprietors, North 110, North Miami, Florida

Oliver Saucy

Chef/Proprietor, Daryl and Oliver’s Café Max, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Maria Frumkin

Vins magazine Best of the Best award and Top Pastry Chef of the Year in Cuisine in 1997, Ecole Bon Vivant Award for Outstanding Pastry Chef, 1996 and 2007 guest judge on the hit series Top Chefs.

Michelle Bernstein

Chef/ Proprietor, Michy’s, Miami, Florida, Competitor and Winner in the Food Network’s Iron Chefs Series

Tim Andriola

Chef/Proprietor, Timo Restaurant, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida

Gail and Alex Dirkhising

Chef/Sommelier, All Seasons Café, Calistoga, California.

Alberto and Elaine Morello

Chef/Proprietor Olio e Limone, Santa Barbara, California.

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